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  • MHS girls fall short, finish 4th at state

    WICHITA — Following up a win in the state basketball tournament quarterfinals with two losses and a fourth-place medal is never the ideal ending. The weekend at Wichita’s Koch Arena didn’t turn out how the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team wanted it to, but head coach Scott Mall offered ...

  • Central Plains girls win Class 2A title

    In a battle of undefeated teams in Saturday’s Class 2A girls’ championship game at Bramlage Coliseum, Central Plains (26-0) got a long jumpshot from sophomore Taylor Rolfs with less than five seconds left to propel the Oilers to a 47-45 win over Jefferson County North (25-1). The game stayed ...

  • Washington Co. 61, Meade 58

    Twin Valley League member Washington County (22-3) completed a rally against Meade (20-6) to win Saturday’s Class 2A consolation game. The Tigers trailed by seven at halftime, but tied the game heading into the fourth quarter and did enough to win in the end, getting 23 points and 14 rebounds from ...

  • St. John-Hudson 71, Plainville 58

    After winning a Class 1A-Division I championship last season, St. John-Hudson finished off a second championship and undefeated season — this time in 2A — behind a 27-point effort from guard Zuriel Reyes. The 5-foot-10 senior finished 6 of 9 from long range and led the team in scoring on a day when 6-foot-8 ...

  • Olpe 61, Pitt-Colgan 39

    The Olpe Eagles began Saturday’s Class 2A consolation game with a 10-0 run and led by 24 points at halftime, routing Pittsburg-Colgan, despite a furious third-quarter rally by the Panthers. Colgan (19-7) outscored Olpe 23-9 in the third quarter to cut the Eagle lead to 10. But Olpe responded with a 12 ...

  • Hoxie defeats Mustangs in title game Spt 4448.phatch

    EMPORIA — With a 72-game winning streak spanning three seasons coming into Saturday’s Class 1A-Division-I state championship game, the Valley Heights girls’ basketball team was going to need a special effort against undefeated Hoxie to come away with a state title. Instead, the Mustangs’ magical run through the state tournament ...

  • Valley Heights’ boys take 3rd

    EMPORIA — Run and gun can be a whole lot of fun. The Valley Heights Mustangs defeated Spearville, 74-54, in Saturday’s Class 1A-Division-I consolation game for the team’s highest finish ever at a state tournament. After two games at Emporia’s White Auditorium featuring slower tempos, head coach Adam ...

  • Indians lose to Maize, 42-35, in 6A semis

    WICHITA — Manhattan High head coach Scott Mall knows his team didn’t play its best basketball in Friday’s Class 6A state semifinal loss to Maize, 42-35. That’s what made the loss so hard to take. “We just played one of the best teams in the state, and played ...

  • Indians fall short in 6A 3rd-place game

    WICHITA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team rallied hard in the final minutes against Olathe South, but came up short against the Falcons 56-53 in the consolation game at the Class 6A state basketball tournament Saturday afternoon. The Indians went back and forth with Olathe South all afternoon, with 10 ties ...

  • MHS girls fall in state semis

    WICHITA – Facing a tough defensive team in the Maize Eagles, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team lost 42-35 in the Class 6A state semifinals in Wichita Friday afternoon at Koch Arena. The Indians had their chances, especially with Maize knocking down just 4 of 12 free throws in the fourth quarter, but ...

  • Mustangs hang on to beat Victoria

    EMPORIA — The Valley Heights girls’ basketball team took a 12-point lead into the final period of Thursday’s Class 1A-Division-I quarterfinal, and seemed to be coasting its way toward an easy win. That win eventually came for the Mustangs, who beat the Victoria Knights, 57-48, at White Auditorium. But Victoria’ ...

  • St. John routs Washington Co.

    Top-seed St. John-Hudson got 22 points from their 6-foot-8 star Dean Wade as the they remained perfect, dispatching No. 8-seed Washington 69-42 to advance to the state semifinals inside Bramlage Coliseum. Washington County (14-8) — led by 12 points from Kyle McGatlin — kept it close early, playing to an 11-11 tie through the ...










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